Curriculum Overview 2017-2018

 

Year 1

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1 and Summer 2

Main

Theme

Toys

Space

Meerkat Mail

Castles

Journeys

Excite,

Enhance, Celebrate

Bring a toy in from home

Rocket landing in garden

OREO and Friends – Meerkat visit

Role Play area as a castle

Naughty Bus frozen in ice

Visit from a Grandparent to talk about their toys

Take Beegu for a walk around local area

Travel Agents

Visit to Pond area – Pond dipping

Walk to Yew Tree Park

Teddy Bears Picnic

Beegu leaving party

Continent Journey Where could Sonny live?

Prince and Princess Day

Bus / Train journey

English

I love you, Blue Kangaroo

Dogger

Beegu

Meerkat Mail

The Frog Prince Castles  by Colin Thompson

Naughty Bus /The Train

Ride/Mr Gumpy/Oi get Off My Train

Science

 

What material should Beegu build her house out of?

Why are humans not like meerkats?

Materials linked to castles

Which birds and plants would Naughty Bus  find in Yew Tree Park?

Seasonal Changes - How do the seasons impact on what we do?

ICT

See LTP

History

Is the Wii more fun that Grandma and Grandad’s old toys?

How does Chris Hadfield live in Space?

 

What was it like when the Queen came to throne in 1953?

How has transport changed over time?

Geography

 

Around our school

Why can’t a meerkat live in the north pole ?

 

Where do and did the wheels on the bus go?

Art

Paint experimentation- mixing shades of blue- cut out kangaroo shapes- look at Picasso blue period.

Collage/Textiles

Printing- Animal art/Footprints- Repeating patterns.

Animal representations from other cultures e.g aboriginal

Easter in art

Fairy tale illustrations

 

DT

Seasonal change- which food grows now? What can we make with it?

Can we design a coat for beegu to wear whatever the weather?

 

Fairy tale Puppets

Vehicles

Music

Charanga units

Hey you- Rap that can link to any topic

Christmas

In the groove-Countries and cultures

Rhythm in the way we walk-Action songs that link to foundations of music

Round and round Latin

American- World music

RE

Gifts-Harvest of hands

Preparing for a   Celebration / Here

Comes Christmas Dimensions 1 ,2,6

New Beginnings 1,2,3,5

Inc Chinese New Year

Easter surprise 1,2

Our Planet 4,1,5

Caring for the environment

PE

 

 

 

 

 

Special

Events /

PSHE

Friendship / Class Rules

Safety Week

Road Safety, Stranger Danger, E-Safety

Charity day

Children in Need

Cambodia

Health Week

Developing a healthy lifestyle-diet

Just one spoonful

BLP challenge

Multicultural Week

Tales in Tents

Storytelling and art

 

 

Year 2

Autumn 1

Autumn 2

Spring 1

Spring 2

Summer 1

Summer 2

Theme

India

Fire

Giants

Our local environment

Islands and Lighthouses

E,E,C

Airport Day – Flight to India

Make a ‘Guy’

Giant footprints

Arrival of Bog Baby

Letter from Katie Morag

Video of Grace Darling

Fruit Tasting

Bake Tudor bread

Photoshop children

Walk around local area in

Katie Morag Day

Leasowe Lighthouse visit

Learning celebration

Burn Tudor buildings and other materials

Giant Structures Photostory

Bog Baby Party

Galapagos collage

Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch

English

Elephant Dance

Tiger Child

How rabbit stole the fire?

The Lost Happy Endings Alternative traditional tales.

Jack and the beanstalk Information about giant structures

Roald Dahl Revolting Rhymes

The Bog Baby

Mairi Hedderwick author study

Katie Morag books

We’re Sailing to Galapagos

The Lighthouse Keeper books

Linked maths

 

 

 

 

 

 

Science

Living things and their habitats

Uses of everyday materials

‘How could we have stopped the Great Fire of London spreading  so quickly?

Plants – Grow a beanstalk (one plant from seed and one from bulb)

Animals, including humans

‘Why can’t you keep a Bog

Baby as a pet?’

 

 

ICT

E-safety (stand alone)

Animation – Great Fire of London

Coding – Make Jack climb the beanstalk

Map skills using Google

Earth

Coding

History

 

Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot ‘Why do we celebrate bonfire night?

The Great Fire of London.

What stories did my grandparents listen to?

 

 

Who is Grace Darling and why do we remember her?

Geog

Where would you prefer  to live England or India?

 

Where are there giant structures around the world?

Where in our local area could Bog Baby live?

What would life be like on an island?

UK countries and capitals.

Why is Leasowe Lighthouse so important to us?

Art

India animal patterns

Mehndi art

Collage-Create ‘flame’ shapes and collage textures using warm colours

 

Seurat pointillism Bog Baby habitat

Gauguin- Art of the Pacific

Ocean Islands

Colour

 

DT

Moving Picture

Tudor houses / London buildings

 

Bog baby sock puppet

 

What should we have in our sandwiches today?

Music

Sanibonani

Christmas

I wanna play in a band

Zootime

Oceans, Seas and

Rivers

 

RE

Hinduism 1,2,3,4,5,6

Divali 1,2,3

Special Places  3,4,6

Christianity 1,2,4,5

 

 

PE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special

Events

/ PSHE

Friendship / Class Rules

Safety Week

Road Safety, Stranger Danger, E-

Safety

Charity day

Children in Need

Cambodia

Health Week

Sci: Exercise

Just one spoonful

BLP challenge

Multicultural Week

Tales in Tents

Storytelling and art

 

 

Year 3

Aut 1 – European Holidays

Aut 2 – Ancient

Greece

Spr 1 – Stone Age

Who first lived in Britain?

 

Spr 2 – Volcanoes

What makes the Earth angry?

 

Sum 1 – Port Sunlight

Sum 2 – Port Sunlight

Excite,

Enhance,

Celebrate

Museum visit.

Find a map that leads to School field. Dig up some buried ‘Stone age’ tools

 

 

 

Letter from  character from museum trail resource book

Greek Food Tasting

Trip to Greek Restaurant- Moreton

Flintstones invention day- Use toy dinosaurs to recreate their inventions

 

Volcano models

 

Soap making day

Greek art gallery and dance performance

Stone Age Day

 

Easter assembly

 

Visit to Port Sunlight and Lady Lever art gallery

Y3

English

Falling Angels

Memory Box Poem

(link to holiday topic)

Myths and Legends

Stone Age Boy

 

Escape From Pompeii

 

Old Masters, Young Poets Can a picture tell a story?

* English Unit from Ros*

Linked maths

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sci

Humans inc skeleton and nutrition (train a Greek athlete)

Light

(Shadows – Stonehenge)

 

Rocks

 

Forces and Magnets

(stand alone – link to

DT)

PLants

History

 

Ancient Greece(inc Olympics)

Stone Age

 

 

How di d life change for people who came to live in Port Sunlight? (culture, art, literature)

Geo

European

Countries/Holidays

Compare France,

Greece and UK

 

 

 

Volcanoes/ Earthquakes

Mapping Skills

 

RE

Responsibility 1,3,5,6

Care and Concern

1,2,3,4,5,6

 Christmas

Sikhism

(stand alone – link to Holi) 1,2,3,4,5,6

 

Easter 1,2,3,4,5 (Assembly)

Special People: 1,3,5 Moses and Abraham

Art

Large scale Greek myth paintings- Icarus

 

 

Cave paintings

 

Pre Raphaelite Brotherhood

Rossetti, Millais,

Holman Hunt-at the Lady Lever

DT

Food- Healthy lifestyle/Seasonality

Design and make fruit flavoured Greek style yogurts. 

Link to Harvest fruits.

Mechanisms- Design and make a Flintstone style tool/machine

 

 

Packaging and Soap making Magnetic game

Music

Listen and Appraise- Greek traditional music

Charanga- 3 little birds Reggae

Charanga- Ho ho ho

Glockenspiel Stage 2

 

Benjamin Britten There was a monkey

Let your spirit fly

Reflect, rewind and replay

Comp

 

 

 

Picture editing (link to pictures / packaging at  Art Gallery)

MFL

Greetings

Response to ca va

French fairytale

Numbers  0-20

Days

Numbers 21-31

Ages

PE

Greek dance

Athletics

(Greek Olympics)

 

 

 

 

 

Special events /

Friendship / Class Rules

Safety WeekCode of conduct, Good to be Green, Road Safety, Stranger

Charity day

Children in Need

Health Week

Coram/Life Bus www.coram.co.uk

 

BLP challenge

New beginnings (Link to Science, RE, Easter)

Multicultural Week

Tales in Tents

SRE

PSHE                                                                     Cambodia                                           Show racism the red card

 

Year 4

Aut 1 - Liverpool

Aut 2 - Liverpool

Spr 1 - Rainforests

Spr 2 -

Rainforests

Sum 1 - Romans

Sum 2 - Romans

Excite,

Enhance,

Celebrate

Ferry trip along the Mersey

A letter arrives asking for help and support to save the Rainforests.

Role play invasion

Visit Liverpool  http://www.beatlesstory.com/teacher-resources

Oreo and friends

Roman day- model making/ Gods/Roman Villa

Exhibition of Pop Art

Ggreen screen report about the deforestation of the rainforest and what can be done to stop it.

Roman Feast

Y4

English

Fly, Eagle Fly! Pied Piper

 

The Giant Kapok Tree

 

Roman myths

Science

Working

Scientifically

 

Sound             

Electricity

Animals including humans

Living Things And Their Habitats States of matter- evaporation and condensation in the water cycle

States Of Matter- solids, liquids and gases/changing state when heated or cooled

 

History

Liverpool Local Study including Black History

 

Romans

Geography

Liverpool Local Study

Why is the Mersey so important to Liverpool?

Rainforest- Brazil

Chester- Local Study Mapping Skills

RE

The Bible 1 (Stand alone)

 

Angels 1,3,5,6

The Shepherd’s Story  1,2,3,6

Buddhism  1,2,3,4,5,6

Easter Assembly

Peter/ Forgiveness 1,2,3,4,5

Journeys 1,2,3,4,5,6

Special

Places

3,4,5,6

Art

Pop Art- See Tate Gallery website Screen Printing

Rousseau Painting

Models of Roman Gods

 

DT

 

Hydraulics- Rainforest Animals

Creating a feast of Roman food linked to Science changing state when cooked

Music

Use ABBA unit but replace with Beatles

Christmas Carols

Glockenspiel 3 replaced by Ukelele

Lean on me- Gospel

Computing

 

 

 

 

MFL

Classroom questions

School vocab

Animals / pets

Colours (to describe animals)

Likes / dislikes

 

PE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special events /

SHE

Friendship / Class Rules Safety WeekCode of conduct, Good to be Green, getting on and falling out Road Safety, Stranger Danger, Anti bullying, esafety, Cyber bullying,

Firework safety

Charity day

Children in Need

Cambodia

Health Week

Coram/Life Bus www.coram.co.uk

Meet the brain

Drugs, alcohol and tobacco

Christopher Winter

BLP challenge

New beginnings (Link to

Science, RE, Easter)

Equality and Diversity Week

Tales in Tents

Storytelling and art

SRE

KS2 Homophobia

PHSE session

 

 

Year 5

Aut 1 – Natural World

Aut 2 - Islam

Spr 1 – Ancient Egypt

Spr 2 – Ancient Egypt

Sum 1 – Anglo Saxons, Vikings

Sum 2 – Ang saxons,Viking

Excite,

Enhance,

Celebrate

 

Lily Pad Crime scene

 

 

 

 

 

Anglo Saxon/Viking Day The Big Heritage?

 

 

Egyptian museum

 

Y5

English

Princess’ Blanket

Tuesday

Daily life in the Islamic

Golden Age

The Egyptian Cinderella

The Spider and The Fly

Beowulf    Wayland Poem

(Tony Mitton)

Illustrated version by Michael

Morpurgo/ Michael Foreman

How to train a D

Science

Living Things and Their Habitats Animals including Humans

 

Materials

Forces

Earth and Space

 

History

 

Islamic Civilization

Ancient Egypt

Anglo Saxons, Vikings

Geograp hy

describe and understand key aspects of:  physical geography, including: climate zones, biomes and vegetation belts, rivers, mountaiins

Countries of the Islamic Civilisation

ii)human geography, including: types of settlement and land use, economic activity including trade links, and the distribution of natural resources including energy, food, minerals and water

Local Studies - Mapping

RE

Natural World (Harvest)

Islam

Christ mas

in Art

The prophet Muhammad’s Birthday (moveable date) –Muslim

ChristianityEaster

Precious

 

Art

 

Illustrators- David

Weisner

Drawing and paninting

Texture

Egyptian Art –Paper making

Printing

Celtic/Anglo Saxon and Viking

patterns

Water colour illustrations

 

DT

 

Moving scene from Tuesday using pneumatics,

levers and pulleys

Build a shaduf

 

Music

Don’t stop believing

Five gold rings

Classroom Jazz 1

Benjamin Britten A tragic Story

Stop!

Reflect, REwind

Computing

 

 

 

 

MFL

Describe yourself

Family vocab

Describe your family

Favourites

Free time

 

PSHE

Growth mindset

Friendship / Class Rules Democracy- voting for learning reps/ health reps

Charity day

Children in Need

Cambodia

Health week

BLP challenge Developing character

Multicultural Week

Tales in Tents

Storytelling and art

 

Safety Week

SCD 1 Half termly Overview Autumn 2

Subject

 

Maths

Shape, space and Measuring

Number: counting, addition and subtraction

English

Leaf Man

Science

Seasonal Changes Autumn to Winter

Computing

Digital photography and modelling

RE

Celebrations

History

Transport

Geography

Journeys and Travel

DT

Junk Modelling - Vehicles

PSHE

Keeping Safe

Social

Communication

Listening skills and recognising emotions

P.E

Dance